Ecovacs Deebot R95 review: Amazon Alexa and smartphone control bring us closer to the Jetson's lifestyle

Ecovacs Deebot R95 review: Amazon Alexa and smartphone control bring us closer to the Jetson
Welcome to 2062! The daily life of the Jetsons where we saw the blue robotic vacuum cleaner pick up after Astro is happening 45 years earlier than predicted. As an owner of a pomeranian and chihuahua with hardwood floors, vacuuming to pick up pet hair and droppings from a family of five is a daily occurrence. Thanks to the new Ecovacs Deebot R95 cleaning is now completed by a robot. A couple of years ago, we moved to a new home with the lower of the two levels c…
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Garmin Fenix 5, First Take: A heavyweight sports watch with a matching price tag

Garmin Fenix 5, First Take: A heavyweight sports watch with a matching price tag
The Garmin Fenix 5 is a fitness and outdoor watch that's not for the faint-hearted. It's packed with features, and can deliver very detailed information for those who like to monitor their activities in minute detail.One of the problems with sports watches is their size. My little wrists can struggle with them, and I'm not alone. So Garmin makes the Fenix 5 in three sizes, with diameters of 42mm (the Fenix 5S), 47mm (the Fenix 5) and 51mm (the Fenix 5X). There is an enhanced scra…
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​Are head mounted displays really going to sell in 2021?

​Are head mounted displays really going to sell in 2021?
Sarah Tew/CNET If Gartner projections are correct, we'll be purchasing more head mounted displays in 2021, but a lot needs to happen between now and then to make that prognostication a reality. Gartner outlined its wearable device forecast and there weren't a lot of surprises. Smartwatches will be popular, but Bluetooth headsets will move the most units today and int…
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Asus unveils cryptocurrency mining motherboard that supports 19 GPUs

Asus unveils cryptocurrency mining motherboard that supports 19 GPUs
Asus B250 Mining Expert Want more PCIe slots on your motherboard so you can put more GPUs to work mining Bitcoins for you? Asus has unveiled just the board for you - the B250 Mining Expert. Must read : Six features the iPhone needs to stay ahead of Android There are quite a few cryptocurrency mining motherboards already out there - such as the ASRock H110 Pro BTC+ which is equipped with 13 PCIe slots - but Asus has raised the bar substantially …
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Half-price Note 8? Yes, if you owned a Note 7 -- or any of these smartphones

Half-price Note 8? Yes, if you owned a Note 7 -- or any of these smartphones
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the most expensive smartphone to launch, at a price of $930 to $960 (excluding Lamborghini's $2,450 phone). Loyal Note users who purchased the Note 7 last year were asked to return that device twice. As a way to thank those owners, Samsung set up the Note 7 loyalty promotion that will cut the price of the Note 8 nearly in half.If you choose to trade in one of the following smartphones, in good condition with …
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How to run Windows 10 on your Mac

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac
Switching to a Mac doesn't mean having to leave behind Windows or your software. That's because your new Mac is perfectly at home running Windows and Windows software. In fact, you have several options open to you if you want to keep using your favorite Windows software.Boot Camp OS X has built-in support for Windows using a utility called Boot Camp. Using this you can turn your Mac into a dual-boot system with both OS X and Windows …
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Researchers develop magnetic RAM to improve energy efficiency

Researchers develop magnetic RAM to improve energy efficiency
File Photo Researchers have developed a new kind of RAM which uses magnetic materials to improve energy usage and efficiency.Random Access Memory (RAM) is a key component in PCs, mobile phones, tablets, and in other kinds of computer systems which require memory capabilities. Also known as system memory, RAM is key for information to be stored and retrieved on a PC. …
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Highest-selling wearable will continue to be Bluetooth audio devices: Gartner

Highest-selling wearable will continue to be Bluetooth audio devices: Gartner
Gartner says this is a wearable in action. (Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Gartner has revealed the level to which the wearables market is driven by the uptake of Bluetooth headphones and headsets. According to the firm's calculations and predictions, Bluetooth audio will make up 150 million units shipped worldwide in the wearables category, out of a total of 310…
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10 reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is best for business

10 reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is best for business
Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8 at an Unpacked event in New York City today and it is clearly in the running for the best smartphone of 2017. A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet with Samsung and check out the Note 8 in person. After that event, I sold my own Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus in anticipation of buying my own Galaxy Note 8. I went through two Note 7 devices during the launch and recall last year and miss using the…
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Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8: In pictures

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8: In pictures
Samsung continues to push forward its own ecosystem of devices, apps, and services. In this photo alone, you'll find a smartphone, a VR headset, a 360-degree camera, a smartwatch, and a Wi-Fi router.…
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